Category: Bubishi

Snake Shichen

Snake Shichen

June 7, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

    Serious Life Threatening Targets Many time I have made reference to the Fujita’s Scroll, Hohan Soken’s Notes, the Ancient Bubishi and other old texts… especially in regard to the Vital Targets and the lessons contained in these writings about their power and potential. They are incredibly dangerous and one can readily understand why […]

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New Seisan Film Release

New Seisan Film Release

May 10, 2019 | By | 2 Comments

    Collaboration is the key to success All through Kyusho’s modern history and even in ancient times, collaborative efforts to gain more knowledge, skill and understanding (you can never fully understand if you do not apply the knowledge hands on to develop the skill), in all Martial Arts and styles. Today most Martial Artists […]

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Origins of Kata

Origins of Kata

April 19, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

      Where did Tai Chi and Kata begin Jacob Mcclintock So interesting how you see a lot of the taichi long form movements in seisan/hangetsu kata. I wonder if it came from Tai chi, or if there is at least some common root. Evan Pantazi Sir, I do not think we will ever know… and […]

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Shichen

Shichen

April 12, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

  時辰 Shi A time, season, period, hour, era, or age. Chen An Earthly Branch, part of life. Shichen (“Long Hours”) typically refer to time periods. The ancient Chinese referred to 12 segments of time after the 12 months and the 12 corresponding animals. The day was divided into 12 two hour periods and related […]

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Kyusho in Seipai

Kyusho in Seipai

March 22, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

  Answers from the Bubishi From Goju Ryu and others styles this ancient Kata was one of the more prominent Kata depicted in the Bubishi… and therefore is steeped or more aptly, evolved from Kyusho. As this is an ancient Kata, much of the historical information is vague, we can only really trace the Martial […]

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Seisan Tactics

Seisan Tactics

March 15, 2019 | By | 1 Comment

Taking Seisan to the Street The ancient Kata Seisan, is still as viable today as it has been throughout the centuries for practical self protection. Instructors Chip Quimby (Uechi Ryu) and Evan Pantazi (Kyusho) will be helping you in an open course for practical Self-Protection, using actions and techniques taken from Ancient Seisan Kata, joined […]

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Why Study Both Tiger and Crane

Why Study Both Tiger and Crane

March 8, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

Body Structure The simple answer is that there are use cases for both. There are differentials to both and the benefits may or may not suit each individual. The Tiger takes strength, power and tenacity to dig deep enough into the body’s internal structures. This would make it ideal for stronger individuals over the smaller […]

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Delayed Death Touch

Delayed Death Touch

December 28, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  Reality Based Kyusho Yeah, it would probably take that long to die of a splenic fracture, probably take a couple of days to die of a carotid dissection from black tiger, probably only would take one day to die of a subclavian artery laceration from seiuchin black tiger. I wonder how many people they […]

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Nerve to Blood

Nerve to Blood

December 7, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  Advanced Applications Many people in Kyusho have now understood that real Kyusho is anatomical structure attacks such as Blood, Nerve, Muscle, Tendon, Bone and Organ.  However as you advance in your understanding and skill you must also be able to use these structures to affect yet more. In this video (excerpt from the “Black […]

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Kyusho of TKD

Kyusho of TKD

October 19, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  From yet another Old Master or Founding Father… Yes General Choi Hing Hi, the founder of Taekwon-do added the Kyusho (he called Kupso) to his encyclopedia of Taekwon-do, a huge set of 15 volumes depicting the original ways of his style. Specifically located in volume 2, starting on page 88… we can see stark […]

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